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Drug Dabbing: The Dangerous Way Teens are Getting High

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The trends of substance abuse tend to fluctuate quite regularly as time goes on.  One substance or method of use becomes extremely prominent for some time and then lessens as a new one comes in.  Of course, there tend to be separate trends for each category of substances as well. As far as the trends […]

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Self-Medicating with Ambien: How to Recognize You Have a Problem

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There are many medications out there that can be extremely beneficial for addressing various medical problems within our society.  Unfortunately, many of these medications can also be highly addictive.  One type of medication that has helped a large amount of individuals is Ambien, but it is also one of the types that can be highly […]

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Addiction vs. Dependence: Why They Aren’t the Same

There are many different sides to the subject of addiction, and there have been a multitude of various labels and terms used to describe it as well.  Two terms that tend to be some of the most commonly confused are addiction and dependence.  Both of these have characteristics that link them together, but they are […]

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Should You Ever Stop Helping an Addicted Family Member

Seeing a family member struggling with addiction can be one of the hardest things to experience.  All a family wants is to see their loved one overcome addiction, and be themselves once again.  Often times, a family has continuously employed different attempts to help their loved one.  But it can come to a point where […]

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How Rehab Can Improve Anti-Social Tendencies Among Addicts

There are many different characteristics and personality traits that can coincide or be compounded by addiction.  A prominent one that many individuals struggling with addiction tend to have is that of various anti-social tendencies.  In fact, there is a multitude of individuals who end up using and abusing drug or alcohol because of anti-social feelings […]

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Online Support vs. Group Therapy: Is One More Beneficial for Addicts

There are a variety of different groups, therapies and other support methods that an individual can use to help maintain their sobriety once they finish an intensive treatment program.  Some of these have been around for many years and have shown to be very successful, while others have only been around for a short time.  […]

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